HOMECOMING MAPLE BREAKFAST: The Dover-Foxcroft Shiretown Homecoming Committee will have their Annual Maple Breakfast on Sunday, March 22nd from 7 to 10 AM in the Foxcroft Academy Gymnasium.
The menu consists of Pancakes and French toast with maple syrup donated by Bob’s Sugar House, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, homemade home fries, juice, coffee, tea and milk.
The price is $6 for adults, and $5 for seniors 65 and older, plus children ten and under. For immediate family (up to six members) the price is $25. Q106.5 JR Mitchell will be on hand to flip pancakes. There will be a 50/50 raffle, tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Proceeds will go towards the upcoming Homecoming Celebration in August.
For more information, contact Maple Breakfast Chairman Will Wedge at 564-3246 for more information. Foxcroft Academy is located at 975 West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft.
ICE FISHING DERBY: American Legion Post 116 is having their Ice Fishing derby on Saturday, March 7th from 6 AM to 3 PM at Lake Hebron in Monson. Weigh-in will be held at 3 PM. $525 in prizes will be awarded for togue, brook trout and salmon. Tickets are available at AE Robinson’s in Monson or get tickets by calling Bob at 997-2900.
BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL SIGN-UPS: The Town of Newport will be having baseball and softball sign-ups beginning Monday, March 2nd through Friday, March 20th at the Newport Town Office. The Town office is open from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. For baseball, the age range is five through twelve, and anyone ages three through six can sign up for softball. The cost is $15 for non-residents and $25 maximum per family. Sign-up is free of charge for all Newport residents. Sign-up forms can be downloaded from The Town of Newport website at The Town Office is located at 23 Water Street in Newport.
SPAGHETTI DINNER: The Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union will host a spaghetti dinner on Friday, March 6th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Masonic Lodge in Newport. The event will feature a teacup auction as well as a 50/50 raffle to benefit Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger. The cost is by donation. The menu will include spaghetti, salad, yeast rolls, dessert and a drink. The Masonic Lodge is located on Moosehead Trail in Newport.
CRAFTERS WANTED: The Newport Cultural Center is planning to hold a spring craft fair on Saturday, March 28th. Anyone interested in renting a table please contact Becky Steinnes 368-2193 or email Space rental will be $10 and tables will be for rent for an additional $5. The Cultural Center is located at 154 Main Street in Newport.
ZUMBA-THON FUNDRAISER: The public is invited to attend the Zumba-Thon Fundraiser on Sunday, March 15th at the Etna-Dixmont School. Registration is $5 and will be held from 8:30 to 9 AM. A break will be given from 10 to 10:15 AM and Zumba Sentao will be held from 10:15 to 11 AM with instructor Andrea White. Participants are asked to bring their own water with the option of a towel and weights up to three pounds. Call Mary Alice Gould at 234-2889 to pre-register. All money raised will support the youth programs of the Etna-Dixmont Recreation. The school is located at 2100 Dixmont Road in Etna.
BEEKEEPERS’ MEETING: Penquis Beekeepers' monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 10th at the VFW on Cedar Street in Dexter at 7 PM. The topic this month is spring management and how to put together hive frames. Anyone interested in learning about keeping bees is welcome to attend. For more information, call 924-3342.
DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: Diabetes educator Amanda Poulin, RD, LD, from Novo Nordisk will be the featured speaker at the Sebasticook Valley Health Diabetes Support Group meeting on Thursday, March 12th (snow date March 19th). Ms. Poulin will provide information about diabetes medications. The Diabetes Support Group of Sebasticook Valley Health meets the second Thursday of each month from 4 to 6 PM at SVH Administrative Building on 130 Leighton Street in Pittsfield. The public is welcome to attend. For more information, please contact the SVH Community Health and Education Department at 487-3890 extension 2731.
SUPER SUPPER AND DANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE: Night Drifters Snowmobile Club will have their Annual Super Supper and Dance on Saturday, May 16th from 6 PM to 12 AM on Route 220 in Detroit. Midnight Rose will provide the musical entertainment. The public is asked to bring their own alcoholic beverages if desired. Cash prizes will be awarded. Prizes include a $1,000 prize, a $500 prize and five $50 prizes. The donation is $50 per couple. Tickets can be purchased by calling 355-5392.
ARTISTS WANTED: The Corinna Bicentennial Committee is planning a Sidewalk Arts Festival and Contest to be held on Saturday, August 15th. Artist of all ages are urged to participate, however only 50 spots are available. For more information about this event, visit the town of Corinna's website at or call Stan or Wendy at 207-278-5834.
TURKEY PIE SUPPER: St. Martin’s Church will hold a turkey pie supper on Saturday, March 7th from 4:30 to 6 PM. The traditional menu includes all-meat turkey pie, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, coleslaw, cranberry sauce, rolls, butter, coffee, punch and homemade dessert. The cost is $8 per person and $4 for children under the age of twelve. St. Martin’s is located at 900 Main Street on Route 2 in Palmyra. There is ample, paved parking and the building is handicapped accessible. Gift certificates and takeouts are available.
COFFEE HOUSE: The Railroad Street Coffeehouse at the Brown Memorial Library in Clinton has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 3rd from 6 to 8 PM. Storytellers, poets, artists and musicians are welcome to share their talents. Admission is free. The Brown Memorial Library is located at 53 Railroad Street in Clinton. Call 426-8686 for more information.